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    Does "the Creator who, stirring in the depths of his spirit..." mean ...?

    Does "the Creator who, stirring in the depths of his spirit, stimulated him, anticipating and assisting his intuitions" mean:
    "the Creator stired in the depths of Galileo's spirit, stimulated Galileo, anticipated Galileo's intuitions and assisted his intuitions"?

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    der of his life, and his publications were banned. Only in 1992—359 years after the trial—was an apology issued by Pope John Paul II: "Galileo sensed in his scientific research the presence of the Creator who, stirring in the depths of his spirit, stimulated him, anticipating and assisting his intuitions."

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    Re: Does "the Creator who, stirring in the depths of his spirit..." mean ...?

    Yes
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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